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Saturday, July 4

Aquatic Park: Tom Petty Tribute, Dance Party & 4th of July Fireworks | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Aquatic Park
Aquatic Park: Tom Petty Tribute, Dance Party & 4th of July Fireworks | 2015
Head down to Aquatic Park a bit early to get a great seat for the fireworks and enjoy a free concert from Petty Theft, the awesome, local Tom Petty tribute band, followed by a dance party with Pop Rocks. 2015 Aquatic Park Lineup 6 pm: Petty Theft – six professional Bay Area musicians ...
Red, White & Rosé 2015: Wine Celebration & Fireworks | Treasure Island
Red, White & Rosé 2015: Wine Celebration & Fireworks | Treasure Island
Tired of fighting the crowds in the Marina on the 4th of July? Don’t want to pay $20+ just to park at Fisherman’s Wharf? Escape to Treasure Island and enjoy the best views of the San Francisco Fireworks show (from afar) at The Winery SF on July ...

San Jose Giants Baseball & 4th of July Fireworks | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 6:30 pm | Cost: $12*
*Game tickets start at $12, but fireworks can be seen for free outside Municipal Stadium.
| San Jose Municipal Stadium
San Jose Giants Baseball & 4th of July Fireworks | 2015

The minor league San Jose Giants baseball club puts on a post-game 4th of July Fireworks show for 2015. The Giants, wearing special “Stars & Stripes” jerseys and caps, will host the Visalia Rawhide at 6:30 pm (with tickets as low as $12), but more importantly, ...

4th of July Roller Disco Celebration | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – All Day | Cost: $10*
*Admission is $10 and skate rental is $5.
| Church of 8 Wheels
4th of July Roller Disco Celebration | 2015
Celebrate the 4th of July with some roller skating fun with the Church of 8 Wheels from 1pm to Midnight on July 4, 2015. D. Miles Jr., the GodFather of Skate, will be providing the funk, disco and old school hits for your skating pleasure. With group dances like the ...
Vallejo | Fireworks & Moonlight Hike at Lynch Canyon | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Lynch Canyon Open Space Park
Vallejo | Fireworks & Moonlight Hike at Lynch Canyon | 2015
Moooonlight! Fireworks! It’s the 4th annual July 4 night hike at Lynch Canyon in Solano County.  Join Docent Captain Lawrence Sander for a hike up to the Bay Area Ridge Trail to watch the fireworks. Depending on visibility, expect to see various communities’ fireworks around Solano, ...
Lafayette | Buddhist 4th of July Mountain Pilgrimage | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Buddha Gate Monastery
Lafayette | Buddhist 4th of July Mountain Pilgrimage | 2015
Join Buddha Gate Monastery to celebrate the Fourth of July with relaxation, serenity, and enlightenment on July 4, 2015. The event begins with chanting the heart sutra in the wishing pond area of the monastery, then floating a candle offering. After that, you’ll take a mountain pilgrimage to ...
4th of July BYOB Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Hot Dogs | Oakland
Saturday, July 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | It's Your Move Game Store
4th of July BYOB Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Hot Dogs | Oakland
The boys of Critical Hit are back again, this time celebrating 4th of July with a bang with new stage lights and an awesome new stage. The night features a killer, all-star lineup, as well as free pizza and free hot dogs. As always, Critical Hit is ...
Potrero Hill | Mini DIY-Fireworks Street Show | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Farley's Coffee (SF)
Potrero Hill | Mini DIY-Fireworks Street Show | 2015
Want to see a good old fashioned mini fireworks show in the street, the kind you used to have as a kid? Farley’s Coffee hosts their annual “Safe and Sane” July Fourth Fireworks show in the street on July 4, 2015. Each year, it’s accompanied by patriotic ...
Red, White & Blue Stargazing Party & Campfire | East Bay
Saturday, July 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Del Valle Amphitheater
Red, White & Blue Stargazing Party & Campfire | East Bay
Missing out on the groundling’s holiday firework show? The dark sky erupts in starry fireworks every night of the year. You’ll connect the dots inside summer constellations and watch for red, white, and blue stars. The East Bay Regional Park District naturalists invite you for an evening ...
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa
Saturday, July 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Madrone Art Bar
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa

Pay tribute to both the King of Pop and the Purple One every first Saturday of the month at the Madrone Art Bar’s “The Prince and Michael Experience,” which celebrates their work with a healthy dose of competition as fans go head-to-head on the dance ...

Win Tix: Red White & Bluegrass | Inner Richmond
Saturday, July 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Plough & Stars
Americana Jukebox is celebrating Independence Day in an oh-so patriotic way, with hillbillies. Bluegrass stylists The Mountain Men (a bit on the nose, I know) and The Jespersons (try saying that after a few shots of moonshine) will be tickling the banjos for your down-home pleasure. ...
Win Tix: “Joystick” July 4th Fireworks & Drag Dance Party | Oasis
Saturday, July 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Oasis
Get your tickets for this explosive event, celebrating the 4th of July and “Gayming” with a rooftop firework show at Oasis. Expect explosions of color both on the ground and in the air with plenty of game characters in drag expected to make an appearance. ...
San Jose | 4th of July Fireworks Celebration | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Discovery Meadow
San Jose | 4th of July Fireworks Celebration | 2015
Celebrating their 101st year and a new century of service, the Rotary Club of San Jose invites you, your family, and your friends to enjoy another world-class fireworks display at Discovery Meadow in downtown San Jose on July 4, 2015. The fireworks will light up the sky at approximately ...
Treasure Island: Watch 4th of July Fireworks from Treasure Island | 2015
Saturday, July 4 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Treasure Island Great Lawn
Treasure Island: Watch 4th of July Fireworks from Treasure Island | 2015
A great place to watch the fireworks, if you don’t mind battling bridge traffic to get there, the Treasure Island Great Lawn is typically open on 4th of July for general recreation and viewing of Bay Area nighttime fireworks shows on July 4, 2015. Usually public ...

Sunday, July 5

“Outdoor Exploratorium” Final Weekend: 8 Interactive Nature Exhibits | Fort Mason
Sunday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center

Fourth of July weekend is the public’s last chance to taste, touch, and take in the Exploratorium’s temporary exhibits at Fort Mason. Grab a map and take a walk around the area to check out all the exhibits emphasizing noticing and deeply observing the natural world. Known ...

Fillmore Jazz Festival 2015 | Sunday
Sunday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fillmore District
Fillmore Jazz Festival 2015 | Sunday

Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free Jazz festival on the West Coast, drawing over 100,000 visitors over the Independence Day weekend on Fillmore Street in San Francisco between Jackson and Eddy Streets. ...

Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, July 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, July 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 17,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Normally $12, the museum offers free admission every first Sunday the month. Please ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

Lumberjack Days 2015: Axe Throwing & Chainsaw Contests | Santa Cruz County
Sunday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Boulder Creek Hardware
Lumberjack Days 2015: Axe Throwing & Chainsaw Contests | Santa Cruz County

Boulder Creek is building a tradition with the two-day Lumberjack Days Festival in downtown Boulder Creek with competitions including axe throwing, chain saw skills, log rolling, vintage saws, and more. 2015 Lumberjack Days Saturday-Sunday, July 4-5, 2015 | 11 am to 5 pm Boulder Creek Hardware, Boulder Creek ...

2015 Temescal Street Fair: Jazz & Afro-Caribbean Concert, Art & Market | Oakland
Sunday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Temescal District
2015 Temescal Street Fair: Jazz & Afro-Caribbean Concert, Art & Market | Oakland
What started as a little street fest, has blossomed into one of Oakland’s premiere cultural events; explore the 12th annual Temescal Street Fair from noon to 6 pm on July 5, 2015. 2015 Temescal Street Fair Enjoy live Jazz, Afro-Caribbean, Soul and R&B on three stages; local ...
2015 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest & Live Music | South Bay
Sunday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Many events are free, but there are ticketed concerts and other.
| Downtown Hollister
2015 Hollister Freedom Rally: 4th of July Biker Fest & Live Music | South Bay

The roar of motorcycles will take over the streets of Hollister,known as the “Birthplace of the American Biker,” for the annual Hollister Freedom Rally. The Rally has always been and will continue to be a free rally welcoming all bikers and is the largest of its kind ...

Volunteer at Stern Grove 2015: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF
Sunday, July 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Stern Grove
Volunteer at Stern Grove 2015: Free Seating, Parking, Snacks & Drinks | SF

Want free reserved seating, reserved parking, and free beverages and snacks during a Stern Grove event this summer? All you have to do is volunteer. Volunteer positions include ushers, information booth staffers, bike valet, donation collectors, greeters, set up/take down experts and much more. >> Sign ...

Golden Gate Park Band: Around the World in 90 Minutes | SF
Sunday, July 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Golden Gate Park Band: Around the World in 90 Minutes | SF

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 133rd season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm and are free and open to the public. All concerts feature music of specific ...

Stern Grove Festival: San Francisco Symphony | SF
Sunday, July 5 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival: San Francisco Symphony | SF
Featuring vocalist Shara Worden, soprano Julie Adams and mezzo-soprano Renée Rapier. Don’t miss a summer classic when San Francisco Symphony returns with Director of Summer Concerts Edwin Outwater and featured vocalist Shara Worden, the haunting voice behind indie-rock band My Brightest Diamond. The afternoon’s program explores ...
“Red, White & Blue” Drag Show & Fun-raiser | SF
Sunday, July 5 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Aunt Charlie's Lounge
Come down for the annual star-spangled fundraiser, drag show, raffles and more benefiting Tenderloin Tessie Holiday Dinners on Sunday, July 5, 2015. Free, but this is a fundraiser, so please consider donating to their great cause. The show begins at 5 pm. Presented by the board of The ...
FIFA Women’s World Cup Final: USA vs. Japan | SoMa
Sunday, July 5 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required on Facebook.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
FIFA Women’s World Cup Final: USA vs. Japan | SoMa
Watch the 2015 Women’s World Cup Final with a festive soccer-loving crowd at SoMa StrEat Food Park with Funcheap. Will the USA win their third championship and take down Japan? We’ve got a huge outdoor beer garden with food trucks, lots of big screen HDTVs, full ...
Women’s World Cup Final: Outdoor Watch Party & Soccer Festival | Civic Center
Sunday, July 5 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
Women's World Cup Final: Outdoor Watch Party & Soccer Festival | Civic Center

Watch the best women soccer players from around the globe battle it out to see who’s the best during the Women’s World Cup. Cheer along with a big crowd in San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza as the games are simulcast live from Canada. Along with watching the games on ...

Robot Dance Party | Dolores Park
Sunday, July 5 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Dolores Park
Robot Dance Party | Dolores Park
Supposedly all cleared with the city, Robot Dance Party will be back at Dolores Park on Sunday, July 5th to rock his robotic box after the SF Mime Troupe show ends Expect the beeps and boops to get started around 4:30pm.
Last Grateful Dead Show Ever: Free Simulcast Night | The Independent
Sunday, July 5 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a 2 drink minimum. 21+ only.
| The Independent
Last Grateful Dead Show Ever: Free Simulcast Night | The Independent

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Grateful Dead with the four remaining original members – Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, and Bob Weir as they reunite for their final five concerts ever. The Independent will treat you to free live simulcasts of the concerts on ...